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MCN News Idol: Tell the world about your motorcycling background

Tony Carter, 13 September 2007 09:00

MCN is looking for 10 of the UK’s best biking people to become our News Idol roving reporters for their local two-wheeled world. We are after the pinnacle of British bikers to bag the best motorcycling stories from the everyday motorcycling scene in the UK and contribute them to both our website and newspaper. We’re after YOU to be a ...

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Free insurance launched for BMW G650X

Tony Carter, 10 August 2007 12:42

BMW has launched a free one-year, fully comprehensive insurance policy for all customers buying a brand new BMW G 650 X. The policy is being offered through BMW’s own Motorrad Insurance scheme.FreeBMW Motorrad Insurance is applicable throughout the G Series range, from the enduro G 650 Xchallenge, to the urban Xcountry, and the sporty Xmoto. The BMW Motorrad complimentary insurance ...

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Roller skater ‘beats’ 600cc sports bike

Tony Carter, 09 August 2007 16:59

French stuntman Jean-Yves Blondeau kitted himself out with roller skates on his feet, knees, chest and hands to race a Honda CBR600 on Japanese television – and was credited with a win. Blondeau was wearing his own home-made ‘super-impact’ suit for the downhill race aired last week. His win may have been helped by the fact the Honda barely got ...

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Speeding biker just being ‘punctual’

Tony Carter, 09 August 2007 16:39

An American motorcyclist caught riding at 137mph through Reese, Michigan, told police he was just trying to get to work on time, a court heard last week. The motorcyclist’s implausible excuse has now earned him a place on the police force’s speeding bulletin board. County Sheriff James Giroux said: “We have a ‘Wall of Fame’ here in the report room, ...

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Suspected bike thief traced by severed finger

Tony Carter, 09 August 2007 09:26

A suspected motorcycle thief has been traced by police after he left one of his fingers at a crime scene. The severed finger was found at the Persimmon Homes building site in the West Harton area of South Shields when workers called police following the theft of a motorcycle on Tuesday. Police found a man missing a finger in a nearby accident ...

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Living with: Kawasaki ZX6-R

Tony Carter, 07 August 2007 16:38

There are many films released every year, but few have anything like the impact that Star Wars first made on the world when the first instalment (at the time, confusingly called Episode IV: A New Hope) was released in 1977. I was just old enough to understand some of the hype and hubbub of that film, but for me the ...

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Bike closes airport

Tony Carter, 23 July 2007 13:06

Poland’s biggest airport was closed last week because of an abandoned motorcycle. Thousands of travellers had to be evacuated when the lone motorcycle was spotted alone near the base of the main terminal. Artur Burak, spokesman for the Warsaw Okecie Airport, said all flights had been delayed while the motorcycle was destroyed. After investigation it was decided that the motorcycle ...

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India targets Triumph

Tony Carter, 23 July 2007 12:14

A massive Indian motorcycle manufacturer has said it wants to team up with Triumph or Ducati to help boost its sales and product line. Bajaj Auto, one of world’s largest motorcycle builders, currently has a range limited to just 250cc and says it wants to build bigger and better machines. A spokesman for the company said: “Bajaj knows a status ...

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Ducati increases 1098 production

Tony Carter, 19 July 2007 16:33

Ducati is pulling forward its production run of 1098s to meet customer demand. The factory says that is has brought forward its August and September production runs to make sure there are as many bikes as possible in time for the summer. The factory says that the 1098 and 1098s has already broken its registration records for the UK with ...

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